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18 - TIME FOR A BIG SHIFT We work and save for decades. And then what? A behavioral finance expert writes about the tough transition many face. By Meir Statman. Illustrations by Hanna Barczyk.

22 - WHAT WE OWE At the very least: stories that capture the contour of a life. A Pulitzer Prize– winning reporter on tales of human strife and resilience. By Tatiana Sanchez ’10.

28 - THE MOST IMPORTANT Lawsuit on the Planet It was first filed against the Obama administration and draws on decades of government records. It seeks no monetary damages. But advocates and critics alike agree that its outcome could be epic. By Deborah Lohse.

36 - COURAGE CENTRAL Little Rock, Arkansas, September 1957: Nine African-American kids wanted to go to school. The 101st Airborne was sent to help. One paratrooper tells the story. By Marty Sammon ’56, MBA ’63.

42 - THE LESSON FOR TODAY Education, data, and a Silicon Valley solution to helping teachers better understand their students. A conversation with Dorian Llywelyn, S.J., and John Matthew Sobrato ’10. Illustration by Lincoln Agnew.

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Fall 2017


Santa Clara : Santa Clara University, 2017.


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Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 4, Fall 2017



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